He should go up to Canada and join the CFL if being a rockstar at Ohio State and getting a free world-class education isn't up his alley.
As for your other point, sure, it is valid. But the system is broken. Big time. These big colleges run a billion dollar a year industry for a pennies on the dollar in scholarships as "payment" to the athletes. These athletes, some of whom, literally have no interest in those scholarships, but just want to play football and move to the NFL. But they can't just go to the NFL. They must go to college, where they are forced to do things that have nothing at all to do with what they plan to do with their future.
When all is said and done more is said than done.
Cardale Jones said something that 95% of college athletes think. Pretty much a nonstory. If he's not a Buckeye, I hardly think a thread gets started on this.
So about those Buckeyes...
After watching the local Urban Meyer show here in Columbus, I think he has his players focused. He said something tithe effect of "The guys are chomping at the bit to make a statement."
We shall see.
This certainly isn't Tressel ball.
Variatio delectat - Cicero
Nobody is forcing these kids to go to college. If they want to try to find an alternate way to hone their skills and make it to the NFL, they're certainly free to do so.
And I would suggest you go out and look at the studies that show just how valuable these football and basketball players are worth on average to their college. It is generally 4-5 times what they have "spent" on them (at big schools) per year.
Nice win tonight for the Buckeyes btw. Not how I expected the game today go. I didn't watch the entire game, but this team just doesn't seem like your usual Ohio State defense when it comes to tackling. That is one thing I always had confidence in, that the Buckeyes could tackle. But it just seems like they can't really get it done this year.